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Is Cool Sculpting Safe
How long cn frozen meat & fish be left out of the freezer for? Left out for 10 mins but also transported for around 15 minutes. Cool day. Still safe?
Frozen meat/ fish:
Was the fish/ meat still frozen to touch after 25 minutes? Was it cold? In general 25 minutes outside of the freezer /refrigerator on a cool day should not have significant pathologic effects. If it had thawed and no ice crystals are present do not return it to the freezer. See below f/u/ w/ doc
http://www. Aces. Edu/pubs/docs/H/HE-0471/HE-0471.pdf ...Read more
Might sting: Probably safe, however would be best to use inert shaving cream or foam. Alternative is not to shave genitalia. Seems to be a current fad for med to shave their pubic area & genitalia. If fact looks a little odd when hairy males shave from above pubis down to upper thigh resulting in naked area between hairy areas. Daily shower should keep U more than clean enough. ...Read more
Is it safe to use a menthol based pain relief creme on CRPS skin? I know you should avoid ice, this product is 'cooling' but room temperature.
Ok.: It's ok to try if for few days & keep using it if it's beneficial. Best wishes ...Read more
It may be: You can add this with caution. If you are currently on a pain medication that your doctor prescribed you need to check if it has Acetaminophen in it, it will be on the label. If it does then do not take additional Tylenol as you are already taking it, the acetaminophen, and you could unintentionally take more than the allowable dose. ...Read more
28wks preg. Went to the beach Wasn't feelin hot as water cool. But walk back to car 10min walk felt hot sweaty. Worried about overheating. Is my baby safe?
Pregnancy: For this 31yo female at 28weeks pregnancy concerned about overheating. It is prudent to always have a bottle of water for hydration especially if engaged in out door activity under the sun. Frequent rest intervals is perfectly okay and be reassured that your fetus should be okay as well. Good luck. ...Read more
Just had a tooth extraction.7 hours after the extraction, ate some cool but hot&spicy tomato bisque soup. Is it safe to eat spicy food after a tooth surgery (same day)? Can this type of food cause damage or harm to the extraction site? When can I eat it?
Post op: While not recommended to eat hot and spicy food the same day as an extraction, nothing terrible is going to happen from that. The dentist who treated you should have given you oral and/or written instructions and would be the best one to answer your questions. The better you comply with instructions the quicker and easier healing will occur. ...Read more
Is it safe to drink cold drinks (juice, water) and eat ice cream, cold yogurt, cold flan (a type of soft cool cake) a few hours after a single tooth extraction? Are cake, bread, and rice appropriate food to eat a few hours after the extraction?
Post op: What you listed is fine to eat but best to try to eat on the other side of your mouth for a few days. ...Read more
Healthy diet: No magic. The keys are aerobic exercise, and not buying stuff you'll overeat (very taste stuff / greasy / salty / sugary). Get used to being a little bit hungry. Those abs will show as you lose your belly fat and gain muscle mass there. Hanging out with gym people will change all your attitudes about health for the better. Good luck. ...Read more
Diet Help: If you need a beachbody coach to help you with the p90x program I can help dr. Mark dentist2@yahoo. Com. ...Read more
Combo: For best results should probably do both. ...Read more
Not if inside us...: Lead is naturally occurring on earth. Outside of our bodies, lead is not a problem. If we eat or drink too much of it, it becomes a toxic contaminant inside our bodies. Lead is everywhere in our industrialized world, which means one shouldn't worry too much about it, but be sure our families are not eating or drinking things containing lead, nor using lead-contaminated containers or toys. ...Read more
Not known for sure: Herbalife has many products, and since they are not medications approved by the fda, herbalife products are probably not tested for interactions and side effects like real medicines are. So, that means nobody really knows what side effects there are. If an herbalife user hears of some interaction or thinks he is getting a side effect, he can visit his primary care doctor. ...Read more
Every medication: Has side effects. The doctor who prescribed it considered its potential benefits versus its potential risks and decided that you should take this medication. It is a complex decision that is impossible to discuss further here. ...Read more
Not much data: Serrapeptase, serrapeptidase, or serratiopeptidase. It is derived from a microorganism in the intestines of silkworms, serratia e15, and is a proteolytic enzyme. The worms use it to dissolve their cocoon. It has been used for about 25 years in japan, mostly for pain and inflammation. There is very little safety data on it, but there are some reports of lung inflammation, so talk with your doctor. ...Read more